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>> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news 4 at 11:00. >> right now, at 11:00, a murder mystery. tonight, a community desperate for answers after an honor student was gunned down inside
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her bedroom. >> wild weather, the clean-up continues after wild storms toppled trees and crushed storms over the weekend. teebowing, that's so last year. rg3 is taking the internet by storm. >> we begin tonight with a teen on the edge. >> the honor student shot and killed inside her own bedroom. police say it was not a random attack, but they still don't know who's responsible. >> reporter: tonight, this neighborhood is even more on edge after police told them that they don't know who killed amber stanley inside this home. and we're learning that the f.b.i. is helping out with the investigation. >> i'm just waiting to wake up. i hope this is a horrible dream. >> reporter: irma gaither's life has been a nightmare for two and a half weeks. >> it's been really tough. really tough. >> so what can you tell us about
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that night? >> reporter: tonight, prince county georges police listened. they said this was not a random murder and they brought in an f.b.i. crime analyst to help. >> right now, we do not have an exact suspect description that we can share with you. >> reporter: police say they're working leads but won't tell us what they are. on august 22nd, the masked gunman kicked down the door, went to amber's bedroom and shot her. two women and a child were also in the house but they weren't hurt. >> reporter: do you think she was the intended target? >> i don't know. i hope not. i hope to got not. >> reporter: for the first time, amber's mom tells me some people hated her daughter's success. she was an honor student. a model who dreamed of going to harvard. >> people very jealous and en envious. she was a simple girl. >> reporter: a simple girl, a complex case. police passed out fliers to residents reminding them that there's a $25,000 reward for
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information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. in upper marlboro, i'm shamari stone, news 4. >> police are called to investigate the laurel police department. a cell phone video shows an officer hitting a man in handcuffs last month. leaders with the prince george's chapter of naacp say the video shows possible brutality. the officer in that video was currently on administrative duty. >> robbery does not appear to have been the motive in a shooting inside a rite aid in the northeast tonight, authorities are asking for your help in finding the gunman. surveillance video show him about 9:30 last night. police say he covered his face with a surgical mask and then shot an employee. the victim is expected to be okay. in april, surveillance cameras captured a different gunman, shooting a manager in a robbery
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paralyzing him from the waist down. >> a teen found guilty for killing a catholic university graduate student. eric foreman was con vivicted o first-degree, premeditated murder. foreman was 16 at the time. he could face life in prison without parole. his sentencing is set for november 16th. >> now, to the storm clean-up, this huge tree blocking glee road in arlington won't stop traffic for your morning commute. crews were able to cut it up and haul it away. there's still a trail of damage. strong winds sent trees crashing into homes and cars on saturday. at least one family has been forced to move out after their house was declared unsafe. right now, no storms in sight. in fact, temperatures are dropping dramatically. storm 4 chief meteorologist lets
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us know how cold it's going to be out there this morning. >> you probably had a little bit of a shock this morning. out there, temperatures 65 degrees. well, that's not too cool. that's the average low temperature for this day. take a look at the numbers already. down to 52 in frederick, 54 in winchester, 55 in culpepper and we are going to see the coolest numbers that we have seen in months out there. you're going to wake up, many of you, to temperatures in the 40s. so take a look at these numbers, 47. this is around the 7, 8:00 time period. 47 around that time to 59 in the city. a chilly start. the kids will need the jackets and you're probably going to at least need a jacket, too. and then we'll see a little bit of a warm-up. i'll show you how cool things get. >> american express is suing gary giordano, the gaithersbur
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g-man once suspected of a death in aruba. giordano claims gardener was swept out to sea. he spent several months in custody but was released in november because of a lack of evidence. >> police have detained a man after a high-speed chase and door-to-door searches in a residential neighborhood. the chase began when officers tried to pull a truck over for speeding with tinted windows. the driver refused to stop and led police on a chase at times faster than 80 miles an hour. two bailed out and surrendered to police moments ago. >> another developing story tonight, 400,000 chicago students will not be back in
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class tomorrow as parents search for child care. no deal tonight and a teacher strike will continue into its second day there. thousands of teachers march through the streets of chicago after spending the day protesting in front of school buildings. >> this offer is respectful of our teachers. it does right by our students. and it's fair to our taxpayers. >> we're advocating for the education that we feel that our students deserve. and that all stuntsdents acrosse nation deserve. >> some parents will lose their own jobs if they have to take off without child care. >> now, to the race for the white house after falling behind the last few months. president obama's reelection campaign raised more money last month. the president raised $114 million last month compared to $111 million for romney. it's a big jump.
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the romney campaign, meanwhile, raised at least a hundred million dlarsz three months in a row. that campaign has more cash headed into the final two months of the campaign. he is the bear-hugging pizza shop owner who's been all over your tv the last 24 hours. the man who lifted president obama off the ground at a campaign stop in florida says he just got caught in the moment. anduza says he just couldn't contain himself. >> he says if i eat your pizza, will i get as big as you? he was feeling my guns, i was feeling his and he gave me a hug and i gave him a bigger hug. >> in case you were wondering, the whole thing was cleared through secret service ahead of time. >> vice president in ohio yesterday. this is an a.p. photo of the vice president talking with a female biker inside a diner.
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although it may appear, she is not on the vice president's p. he's just leaning behind her. and other election news, we learned that michelle obama will campaign this thursday. the first lady is going to speak in fredericksberg. nbc news has learned a missile strike killed a top al-qaida leader. a united states drone killed him and at least five others traveling with him in a car today. he's a saudi national who was held at guantanamo bay fr at least 6 years. >> you might go to some more police at the stations. in montgomery county, those officers will be using a new safety tool. they have devices on their belts that detect radiation.
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the department also bought 40 of the detectors with federal grant money. all day tomorrow, the vic m victims are remembered. in the morning, thousands of people will remember the victims at the world trade center memorial site. there will be four minutes of silence. at the pentagon, the private service is planned for survivors and families of the victims. >> next on news 4, a bison charges at some kids but park officials say the animal isn't to blame. >> also, the gnats. it could spell trouble for fans come playoff time. >> some people spent thousands on one ride. [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message.
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park officials say they're out raged by this close call at yellowstone. you can see this group of tourists approaching this bison last month. when they got too close, you see what happens. it starts to charge the boy. the young boy narrowly misses being trampled. the park says the group is incredibly lucky. they also call the photographer irresponsible for encouraging the others to touch the bison.
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>> despite several weeknight games and a potential playoff run, there's still no deal between metro and the nationals about games that end after the metro system closes. major league baseball officials may be to blame. he says mlb officials say no other teams pay to keep their respective transit systems running after hours. evan says they're concerned about a precedent. they cost nearly $30,000 an hour to keep metro opened late. a problem with overcrowding at fairfax high school could bring changes for hundreds of families. this school has a capacity of 2400 students. by 2014, at least 3,000 students are slated to be enrolled there. many other nearby high schools are also filled. school administrators say they need a brand new high school, but getting the land for that is an expensive proposition.
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>> a guy from northern virginia proved you don't need an expensive bicycle to compete in a triathlon. jefferson smith did the nation's triathlon over the weekend. when he didn't have a fancy road bike, well, he took this approach. >> just kind of ran out of time. i didn't get a bike in time. i figured if i'm going to get a bike, i'm going to spend a decent amount of money and get a decent bike. but i ran out of time. >> with the three gears on it, i'm sure it was a lot of fun. smith says he did the triathlon to benefit the leukemia and lymphoma society. they are going to refund his costs. >> good for him. within hours of his impressive nfl debut, robert griffin, iii inspired a new internet phenomenon. well, the pose inspired by tim tebow kneeling after touchdowns,
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that's over. after his 88-yard touchdown pass, griffin sat on the field with both arms on the field. all afternoon and night, people have been tweeting pictures of themselves griffining. >> you know who's happy about that? clint eastwood. j just for the time being. we might go back to eastwood. >> as long as we're doing that, you know, come jan or february. as long as we're still talking. keept going. >> you don't want to get prematurely excited. >> one win is great. 1-0. that's great. that is a good question. if we get to 10 wins, that's a good number. write it down. mark it down. put it on the paper. 10 wins. >> okay. all right. >> old number 10 for robert
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griffin. out there tonight, not going to be 10 degrees, no, no, no. but it is going to get about 10 degrees cooler -- you're really writing that down, dorian? >> i am. and i'm going to show it to my lawyer, too. >> out there right now, temperatures 77 degrees. the high temperature, 5 degrees below average. simply fantastic. it was gorgeous out there today with plenty of sunshine. the low, 60 degrees. again, our average low temperature, 65. and right now, that's exactly where we are. winds out of the north at about 6 miles per hour. as far as temperatures go around the region, down to 52 in frederick, 54 in monasis and 54 in culpepper. i think temperatures could drop by another 10 degrees by tomorrow morning. so that could put many of you into the 40s. radar? there's nothing to show you. i'm talking about the entire
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eastern half of the nation. high pressure is just dominating chicago, st. louis, memphis, raleigh. it's all dry. it's going to bring us cool conditions overnight tonight. but then by tomorrow, as it shifts right over our rion, sunshine galore. we are going to see some very nice weather. here's the pattern on tuesday. here's the pattern owednesday. not much of a change and that's what's going to stick around as well on thursday, friday and probably into saturday, too. there could be some rain on sunday. but, right now, saturday, looking pretty good. we have the next five days that are going to stay on the dry said. by take a look at these morning temperatures. you may need that jacket when you step outside. 45 in leesburg. 47 in culpepper. a little bit warmer down through portions of about 56 degrees when you wake up tomorrow
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morning. now, tomorrow morning, for the rest of us, clear skies, coolest in months. jacket weather, for sure. at least through about maybe 8, 9:00. once this sun starts to warm things up, tomorrow afternoon, mostly sunny and just beautiful. temperatures 75-79 degrees. as we move on through the next couple of days, you really can't say enough about this kind of weather. 82 on wednesday, 83 on thursday, 82 on friday and then, on saturday, it looks like we'll see a high temperature near 83 degrees. sunday is our best chance for rain. but looking at that system, it's a fairly weak system. only showers and maybe a thunderstorm. we don't need to see anything again after the summer that we've had so nar. f so it's a good thing to calm down for a little bit. >> while you guys sign the paperwork, we'll move on here. >> you think that you need to do your griffin in your new number 10 jersey. >> oh, yeah.
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>> we're going tell you, though, that there was a recommend dax gensz ground spraying for ticks. the lyme disease commission asks the county to spray around the perimeter of those areas to kill ticks and reduce the danger. but, tonight, the finance committee of the county health department advised against the spraying. some parents are concerned about these chemicals, but the commission says there's low-risk. >> a mother who is caught sleepwalking. >> coming up next in sports,
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>> announcer: this is the xfinity sports desk. brought to you by xfinity. your home for the most live sports. >> it's not all about the red
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skins in the world of sports. >> it's not? >> no. >> we still have one of the winningest teams in baseball. >> it's not a rookie. it's a four-year vet. he looked relaxed, too. come on. he's getting anywhere cloesz as the same amount of attention as strausman. but he learned the title long before the shutdown. the lefty looking to become the major's first 189-game winner tonight. that should get him some headlines. gonzalez 5 and 1 in his last six starts. catches jason bay window shopping. there were 6 innings and one ball for grksz io. ryan zimmerman trying to extend a 13-game hitting streak and he
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does it in impressive fashion. did the things that you needed to do to win. i think everybody could see a couple of throws he made. a couple of hots and good timing and the different things that you're hoping a quarterback does. it was a nice win. but it's one win. and what you do over the course of the season dictates what type of team you are. you've got to feel good about what you did.
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but when they come back here on wednesday, it's our room. we get started. >> monday night football in baltimore. the former raven's owner passed away last week. ravens taking on the bengals. joe flacco. deep for smith who holds it in on the 52-yard grab. what a way to start -- did you hear me? it was the first play from scrimmage. ravens up 10-3 in the second quarter. a 34 yard touchdown catch. ravens win big in their opener. they beat the bengals. randy murray was against all odds. a british man hadn't won a singles grand slam title in 76 years. murray is licensed to thrill.
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murray won the olympic semifinals back in august. first tie break serving in the near court. trouble with murray's return and andy with a little drop shot. murray hits the backhand winner and fellow scotsman sean connery loving it. murray now serving for the match in this fifth set. he hits a return long and watch murray's face. he cannot believe it. he did it. britain did it. what a way to follow up his olympic gold. >> yeah, we'll take m
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11:31 pm is back upright now, but someone hacked the web server today. not knowing how many of them are running again. but an anonymous hacker is taking responsibility for the attack saying they picked on godaddy to test its cyber security. >> oh, looks like they didn't pass the test. >> one more check on our weather? >> tomorrow morning, waking up to the 40s in many locations. 56 in the city. going up to a high of 78 tomorrow. but then nice weather all the way through saturday, most likely. the next best chance of rain coming up on sunday. >> that's a long way away. >> a guy up in new jersey turned his mom into a youtube sensation after he caught her sleepwalking in their kitchen. >> and what exactly are you doing, ma'am?
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>> it's a special call. >> nick kote posted this photo after finding his mom dancing in the kitchen while sleepwalking. kind of unusual, but in this follow up video, nick shows his mom the late-night dance. she seems just as shocked as him. either way, her tomato cage dance now has more than a million views. that's not a nice thing to do to anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message.
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